MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A45
MotherboardMSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime14.2 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 13:37
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-7400-$177
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
75.2% Very good
SC Int 99.1
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 97.1
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 402
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 292
MC Float 398
MC Mixed 388
53% 359 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
Sapphire(174B E353) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1236 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.3
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
60.1% Good
Lighting 175
Reflection 163
Parallax 236
61% 191 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 162
Splatting 121
60% 139 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 64%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PH4-CE240 240GB
66GB free
Firmware: F/W:1.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 503
Write 430
Mixed 482
105% 472 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 10.5
105% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 16.5
81% 185 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Goodram GR2133D464L15/8G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
38.6% Below average
MC Read 13
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 11.7
36% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 11.2
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45) Builds (Compare 629 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI B150M MORTAR ARCTIC (MS-7A45)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $625
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